Houghton College Women's Volleyball

Summary

  • Top 25% for retention in women's volleyball
  • Top 17% tallest athletes in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 42% tallest setters in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 39% tallest middle hitters in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 48% tallest outside hitters / rights in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 5% tallest defensive specialists / liberos in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 6% for international students in women's volleyball
  • Top 37% in women's volleyball in Division III for ACT score
  • Top 35% in women's volleyball in Division III for SAT score
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Team Information - Women

Division:
Division III
Conference:
Empire 8
Overall Retention:
87%
International Retention:
50%
International Athletes:
31%
In-State Athletes:
38%
Average Height:
5'9"
Setters
Average Height:
5'7"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
5'11"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
5'9"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
Average Height:
5'7"
Average Class Year:
Junior

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Counseling Associate

Nate holds a B.A. from Stanford University and has worked with Sparks since 2015. Prior to his time at Sparks, Nate spent seven years in Division I coaching and recruiting. Equipped with real-life stories from Stanford University’s office of admissions, Nate’s extensive knowledge of the recruiting process enables him to better advise parents and students at every step.


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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
1,064
Tuition:
$41,806
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$21,932
Classroom Ratio:
12 to 1
Campus Setting:
Rural: Remote
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
73%
% Students on Campus:
81%
% Students from out of State:
68%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Theme Housing
  • Cooperative
  • Other
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
  • Wellness Housing
  • International Student
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
25
SAT Midpoint:
1120
Financial Aid:
Reasonable
Academics:
Strenuous
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Equestrian/Equine Studies 5
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign) 7
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 4
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 25
Environmental Biology 7
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 3
Business Administration and Management, General 56
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 16
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 1
Information Technology 1
Education
Art Teacher Education 2
Elementary Education and Teaching 21
Music Teacher Education 11
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 5
Secondary Education and Teaching 12
Social Studies Teacher Education 0
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 3
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 2
Writing, General 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 1
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 1
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 2
Physics, General 4
Psychology
Psychology, General 18
Social Sciences
Development Economics and International Development 3
Political Science and Government, General 5
Sociology 2
Theology and Religious Vocations
Bible/Biblical Studies 2
Religious Education 6
Theology/Theological Studies 2
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 10
Design and Visual Communications, General 4
Music Performance, General 3
Music Theory and Composition 1
Music, General 2
Music, Other 3

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